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Monthly Archives: May 2012
On Saturday we had a great turn out at the sixth Bay area population genomics (BAPG) meeting, which the Coop lab hosted at UC Davis. Over 70 people attended, and we had a great range of posters and talks. Thanks … Continue reading
We read: Butterfly genome reveals promiscuous exchange of mimicry adaptations among species which was a potentially neat paper, but we were unsure whether it was really introgression of the mimcry genes or maintenance of trans-population/species polymorphism by balancing selection.
BAPG VI SATURDAY MAY 26th 9:00 am – 4:00 pm 1322 Storer Hall, UC Davis 9:00-10:00 – Morning reception and poster set-up, Coffee, and snacks provided 10:00-11:00 – Talks (20 min each. 10 min for questions / discussion) 10:00 Ethan … Continue reading
We’ve just resubmitted our article on the coalescent for generalized selective sweeps to Genetics. I’ve posted the new version to the arXiv.
Alisa will lead Monday’s paper about speciation in Drosophila (simulans and close relatives) using whole-genome data: Garrigan et al. Genome sequencing reveals complex speciation in the Drosophila simulans clade
Estimation of the number of individuals founding a colonized population. Anderson and Slatkin 2007
A few of us from the Coop lab (Yaniv, Joel, and I) ventured out to Copperopolis, in the sierra foothills, to visit Kevin Wright’s field site on the copper mines out there (Kathy Toll a grad student in the Willis … Continue reading